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Minifigures on the Moon

In this new animation by Sam Kraft, he uses moon sand for the moon, green screen for the background, and with an image editing program he removed the supports from...

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Strange, Very Strange

Do toys come to life? They certainly do in this film by Chuck Martin. Or... maybe it was just the cat? Chuck has been working on another project called "Asteroid...

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The Cubing Conundrum

Can minifigs become speedcubers too? In this short film by Blickflix and his friend TCC, which blends live action footage with stop motion animation, one brave minifig tries twisting his...

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The Vending Machine

Brickman Pictures is BACK with a hilarious film - "The Vending Machine". Don't let your love of M&Ms get you on the wrong side of the law! Anyone who has tried...

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R2D2 Duel

What R2 droid units can hide under their domes never ceases to surprise. In this short animation, we see what happens when two astromech droids have a little showdown. Only...

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A LEGO Batman Christmas

Animator Israel Sanchez of Brickflix sent us a link to his YouTube channel. Definitely worth subscribing to, as he promises more films are on the way! A LEGO Batman Christmas...

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Magic Soap

Guldies is back! This is our second installment in a series about Swedish claymation animator and sculptor, Alex Unger. You've seen Magic Water, now here is: Magic Soap As promised in...

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Magic Water

Alexander Unger (or "Guldies," as he goes by) is a stop motion animator and sculptor in Sweden. His primary material of choice is polymer clay, and the whimsical claymation short...

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Breakdance Chess

A standard chessboard is transformed into a hip dancefloor in this stop motion short from Studio Flox.  If you missed the previous post featuring Flox's "beatboxing monsters" you can check that out here....

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The Monsters - Clap Your Hands!

These claymation beat-boxing monsters are a killer combo from German animating team Studio Flox that will inspire you to create your own unique rhythms and characters. The Monsters - Clap your...

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News

FrameByFrame OS X 10.9 Retina Bugfix

Some users with OS X 10.9 and computers with Retina displays were experiencing crashes during movie exports. The latest version of FrameByFrame (1.4) addresses this issue. This bugfix also improves...

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New HD Stop Motion Camera!

To celebrate the HD animation capabilities of our Stopmotion Explosion Animator application, we're releasing this shiny new camera in our store! Features full 1920 x 1080 HD resolution, manual focus (down to...

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